Tag Archives: Writing

Passing on my skills

I won’t always be around to post here, so I’ve been trying to pass on my skills to Pearl. Not that I claim to be an expert, but people seem to like my blog and it would be a shame … Continue reading

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When the World Goes Wrong

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while, but I haven’t been well. Until Annabelle took me to the vet, I thought it was the world that wasn’t well – it kept tilting and whirling so I couldn’t keep my balance … Continue reading

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Naughty Freda and the Dead Seals

A few weeks ago, we had the mother of all storms. Her name was Ophelia, and if she wasn’t quite a hurricane by the time she reached us, she made a pretty good show of it. A true Elemental Queen, … Continue reading

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We’ve been Liebstered!

We’ve been nominated for the Liebster Award, much coveted among bloggers! Many thanks to prolific writer and blogger Karen Dowdall for this honour. The Rules: Say thank you to the person who nominated you for the award. Answer the 11 … Continue reading

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The Heartbreaker

Milton Spilk was an Extreme Romantic Hero. His hair was so black it had actually turned into a black hole and sucked out his brain, his eyes were so intensely electric blue they burned holes in everything they looked at, … Continue reading

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A Highly Literate Lurcher

I’ve been blaming Annabelle for not posting so much about my adventures, but it isn’t all her fault. Now I’m getting older, I don’t have so many adventures – and I certainly can’t be chasing boys anymore! However, there are advantages … Continue reading

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Donate a Book to a Worthwhile Cause #MARCHingBookstoKids #PBPiO

We are delighted to be donating a book to the Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa Storybook Project. This March, a signed copy of ‘The Slapstyx’ will be winging its way across the pond for parents (and grandparents) in prison to read … Continue reading

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Attitude of Grumpitude

It’s a strange fact of life that we dogs start out much younger than our human companions, but end up much older – and often wiser. As a pup I was taught certain things that seemed illogical to me. One of … Continue reading

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The Gateway Opens #kidlit #dreamdeeply

The button opened like a great big eye. Inside was a spinning kaleidoscope of forest foliage, which spread out rapidly in a circle. Everything around it – trees, fungus, beer cans, Tracy, the stone itself – rose up and formed … Continue reading

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Spooky Writing Competition: Update

Earlier this year I posted about a writing competition run by Swansea and District Writers’ Circle, with winners receiving cash prizes and inclusion in an anthology to be released later in the year. I’m pleased to announce the anthology is now … Continue reading

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